The table below looks at the statistics for S/MIME skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited S/MIME over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME)
Rank 586 552 538
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -14
Contract jobs citing S/MIME 3 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.017% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.041% 0.12% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
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£340 £440 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £484 -
% change year-on-year
-29.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
S/MIME
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7304 6450 7191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.45% 13.63% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4238 3567 3594
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 400 635
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

S/MIME
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing S/MIME across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

S/MIME Jobs Demand Trend in England

S/MIME
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing S/MIME across the England region.

S/MIME Daily Rate Trend in England

S/MIME
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing S/MIME across the England region.

S/MIME Hourly Rate Trend in England

S/MIME
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing S/MIME within the England region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -36 3 £340 -30.25%
Yorkshire - - - - 1
S/MIME
UK

S/MIME
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing S/MIME also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited S/MIME.

1 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Symantec
3 7 (38.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (38.89%) Migration
3 7 (38.89%) Google
3 7 (38.89%) Postini
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) Lync
3 7 (38.89%) Unified Communications
3 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (38.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (33.33%) SMTP
5 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
5 5 (27.78%) SSL
6 4 (22.22%) PKI
6 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 4 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) SCOM
7 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security
7 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis

S/MIME
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing S/MIME also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited S/MIME. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (38.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (38.89%) Lync
2 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Unified Communications
2 6 (33.33%) SMTP
3 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 5 (27.78%) SSL
4 3 (16.67%) FTP
4 3 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (5.56%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (5.56%) IMAP
5 1 (5.56%) SSH
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) X.400
5 1 (5.56%) X.500
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) PKI
2 3 (16.67%) Smartcard
3 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
1 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) CentOS
3 1 (5.56%) SUSE
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITSM
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
4 1 (5.56%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) COBOL
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
1 7 (38.89%) Symantec
1 7 (38.89%) Google
1 7 (38.89%) Postini
2 1 (5.56%) Proofpoint
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) IBM